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Top Cat Triple IPA

243 calories 21.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American IPA
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.053 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: rlf
Calories: 243 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 21.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday February 25th 2016
1.074
1.013
8.0%
219.4
13.8
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
13.50 lb United Kingdom - Pearl13.5 lb Pearl 37 2.1 81.8%
12 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 15L12 oz Caramel / Crystal 15L 35 15 4.5%
12 oz American - CaraCrystal Wheat Malt12 oz CaraCrystal Wheat Malt 34 55 4.5%
1 lb Brown Sugar1 lb Brown Sugar - (late boil kettle addition) 45 15 6.1%
8 oz Belgian - Special B8 oz Special B 34 115 3%
264 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2 oz Columbus2 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 92.46 13.3%
2 oz Simcoe2 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Whirlpool at 212 °F 15 min 31.71 13.3%
1 oz Columbus1 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Whirlpool at 212 °F 15 min 18.73 6.7%
0.50 oz Apollo0.5 oz Apollo Hops Pellet 20 Whirlpool at 212 °F 15 min 12.48 3.3%
1 oz Columbus1 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Whirlpool at 180 °F 15 min 18.73 6.7%
1 oz Simcoe1 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Whirlpool at 180 °F 15 min 15.85 6.7%
1 oz Amarillo1 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 Whirlpool at 180 °F 15 min 10.74 6.7%
0.50 oz Centennial0.5 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Whirlpool at 180 °F 15 min 6.24 3.3%
0.50 oz Apollo0.5 oz Apollo Hops Pellet 20 Whirlpool at 180 °F 15 min 12.48 3.3%
2 oz Simcoe2 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Dry Hop 4 days 13.3%
1 oz Columbus1 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Dry Hop 4 days 6.7%
1 oz Amarillo1 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 Dry Hop 4 days 6.7%
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Dry Hop 4 days 6.7%
0.50 oz Apollo0.5 oz Apollo Hops Pellet 20 Dry Hop 4 days 3.3%
15 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
18.75 qt strike temp 164f Infusion -- 151 °F 60 min
18.9 qt Sparge -- 180 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Yeast
The Yeast Bay - Vermont Ale
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
78.5%
Flocculation:
Med/Low
Optimum Temp:
64 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 143 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

at flame out add brown sugar, simcoe, columbus and apollo for 15 mins before chilling

chill to 180 and add columbus,simcoe,amarillo,centennial and apollo

divide remaing hops in half and dry hop 4 days prior to transferring to secondary and 4 days prior to kegging,

Hop Totals;
Columbus 5 oz
Simcoe 5 oz

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